Human Resource Management

Unit set code: BMAHRM | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customise your degree with a major in Human Resource Management.

This specialised HRM program provides graduates with the capabilities to apply to a variety of career options as a HR professional. The course aims to prepare students to meet standards of professional excellence with knowledge and skills that are recognised in Australia and overseas. The HRM course combines theory with practical application to be relevant and linked in to the everyday work environment. Graduates will be ready to work in human resource management, employee or industrial relations, information systems, recruitment and training. This industry-focused major has professional recognition by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). Students are encouraged to apply for internships in organisations. This course will provide you with hands on experience, enable you to demonstrate relevant work experience, and make you a competitive job seeker in the HR profession.

Unit set structure

For a major study students must complete 96 credit points (equivalent to 8 units) consisting of:

72 credit points (equivalent to 6 units) Major Studies
24 credit points (equivalent to 2 units) Capstone Units
Please note: Students undertaking a second major are required to complete BPD2100 International Business Challenge instead of BPD3100 Applied Business Challenge.

What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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